#NigeriasNewTribe: The Future Awards Africa Celebrates 20 Outstanding Young Nigerians In A Night Filled With Music, Style, And Inspiration

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Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa on Sunday celebrated 20 young and driven Nigerians making impact in diverse sectors of human endeavour including advocacy, media, music, technology, art, film, photography and more.

The event which held at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, had in attendance several leading personalities in government, politics, and business such as the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah; Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika; Chairman, Troyka Holdings, Biodun Shobanjo; CEO, Sahara Group, Tonye Cole; Presidential Candidate, Young Progressive Party, Kingsley Moghalu;  Presidential Candidate, Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Obiageli Ezekwesili; Jumoke Adenowo; Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde; Deola Sagoe and more.

Themed ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’, The Future Awards Africa 2018 acknowledged the inspiring work and initiatives of nominees, celebrating the impact made through social enterprise and creativity in the year under review. The annual awards event celebrates a new class of innovators, philanthropists, activists, technocrats and creators promoting the shared mission of changing the African narrative.

Some of the winners at the 2018 edition are Zainab Balogun (Prize for Acting); Ahmed Musa (Prize for Sports); Simisola; Uche Kenneth (Prize for Advocacy); Chidi Ajaere (Prize for Business); Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan (Prize for Agriculture); Founders of Piggybank, Odunayo Eweniyi, Joshua Chibueze and Somtochukwu Ifezue (Prize for Technology); Emmanuel Oyeleke (Prize for Photography); Mark Angel (Prize for Comedy); Tosin ‘The Style Infidel’ Ogundadegbe (Prize for Fashion); Samson Itodo (Young Person of the Year) and many others.

Others are John Obidi (Prize for New Media); Uche Kenneth Udekwe (Prize for Advocacy); Nadine Ibrahim (Prize for screen producer); Olive Emodi (Prize for OAP TV); Itodo Anthony (University of Sussex Prize for Education; Temi Marcella Awogboro (Prize for Professional Service); Daniel Philemon Saradau (Prize for Public service); Linus Unah (Prize for Journalism); Adebola Kekere Ekun (Prize for Creativity) and Foluwake Folustorms Ogunkeye (Tosyn Bucknor Prize for OAP Radio).

The Future Awards Africa 2018‎ was powered by The Future Project, Guaranty Trust Bank, and H20h.

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Award presentation to the Winner of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the year, Samson Itodo
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Bam Bam and Teddy A
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Bam Bam
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Bisola Aiyeola
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Hosts, Bolanle Olukanni and Tobi Bakre

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Dakore Egbuson-Akande
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Debola Williams and Chika Ike
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Tobi Bakre and Debola Williams
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Tara and Fela Durotoye
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Ifu Ennada and Rico Swavey
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IK Ogbonna and Alexx Ekubo
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Isaac Geralds
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Jimi Agbaje
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Jumoke Oduwole and husband
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K Brule
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Kemi Lala Akindoju and Folu Storms
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Lala Fadoju

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Lasisi Elenu
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Mark Okoye, Biodun Shobanjo, Samson Itodo (Winner of Prize For Young Person Of The Year) and Ngozi Nwonji
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Mercy Johnson and Deola Sagoe
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Mr Eazi

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Mr Eazi during his performance at TFAA 2018
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Oby Ezekwesili
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Omotola Jolade Ekeinde
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Omotola Jolade Ekeinde presenting an award at TFAA
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Pastor Paul , Pastor Joy Adefarasin and Biodun Shobanjo
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Biodun Shobanjo, Prof Moghalu and University of Sussex, Vice Chancellor

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Rotimi Amaechi and Yemi Adamolekun
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Sen Olorunnimbe Mamora, Kunle Afolayan
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Teni entertaining the crowd
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Teni The Entertainer
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Timi Dakolo
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Tomike Alayande
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Tosin Odunfa
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Toyin Lawani and Latasha Lagos
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Yemi Alade

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